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A worker inspects a dragon decoration made with LED lights at the Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple in Jenjarom, about 30 miles southwest of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Monday. This year's Lunar New Year, the year of the dragon, falls on Jan. 23.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Mohd Rasfan / AFP

People gather at sunrise at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C., on Monday for a ceremony to mark the legacy of the civil rights leader. The Washington Monument can be seen in the background.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Evan Vucci / Associated Press

Kashmiri students have a snowball fight in Srinagar on Monday. A cold wave tightened its grip in Jammu and Kashmir, with most places in the state recording sub-zero temperatures. The icy temperatures have frozen many bodies of water as well as drinking water taps. An avalanche warning has also been issued in some snow-bound hilly areas.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Farooq Khan / EPA

The Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis sits at the edge of ice about 12 miles from Mawson's Hut in Antarctica. The area, named for the Australian explorer who landed there a century ago, hadn't been enterered in more than a year

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Dean Lewins / AAP

A bull runs through a crowd with a bullfighter during the bull-taming festival of Jallikattu in Palamedu village, roughly 300 miles south of Chennai, India. The bulls are freed one by one from a corner and the bullfighter has to catch the bull and run with it for a distance to claim a prize. Thousands of people attend the festival.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JAGADEESH NV / EPA

Nicole Ruprecht of Austria performs with the hoop during a round to qualify in rhythmic gymnastics for the 2012 Olympics in London. The qualifier was part of the London Prepares series of test events at the North Greenwich Arena on Monday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: BEN STANSALL / AFP

Maintenance engineer Darren Unsworth polishes the parquet dance floor of the Blackpool Tower Ballroom on Monday. The famous dance floor consists of 30,602 blocks of mahogany, oak and walnut.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Christopher Furlong / Getty Images

Angler Jim Rielly casts during the opening of the salmon fishing season on the River Tay in Kenmore. A procession including a pipe band helped mark opening day.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Jeff J Mitchell / Getty Images

The damaged Costa Concordia cruise ship can be seen at night near the shore of Giglio. Pier Luigi Foschi, head of the Costa Crociere line, said the company had commissioned several firms to look at the best way to salvage the vessel. The ship ran aground Friday night, creating a large gash in its hull. So far, six people have died in the accident.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE / AFP

Lebanese rescue workers remove a body from a collapsed building in Beirut's Ashrafieh neighbouhood on Monday. At least 13 people were killed and 20 others were feared trapped in the rubble, Lebanese officials said.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: JOSEPH EID / AFP

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